Seattle

Ballard

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Ballard has become one of the hippest and most coveted neighborhoods in Seattle…especially for first-time homeowners. The close proximity to the burgeoning tech industry in neighboring Fremont makes Ballard an extremely convenient place to call home and construction is booming to accommodate the growth this Seattle neighborhood is experiencing. Ballard is located in the northwestern part of Seattle,

Belltown

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Belltown is the most densely populated neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. Trendy restaurants, art galleries, boutique stores, nightclubs, and high-rise residential towers dot the landscape of the Belltown area. In 2007, CNN Money named Belltown the best place to retire in the Seattle metro area, calling it “a walkable neighborhood with everything you need.” Belltown is home to the Art Institute of Seattle, Antioch University, Argosy

Broadmoor

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Broadmoor Golf Club is a private golf club in Seattle, Washington, founded 91 years ago in 1924. It is located (map) in the secure, gated Broadmoor neighborhood of Seattle, just south of the University of Washington and west of Lake Washington. The Broadmoor neighborhood is an iconic Seattle community with stately homes and pristine landscaped yards. Its

Capitol Hill

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Old Seattle charm, thriving urban center. Historians say realtor and land speculator James A. Moore, who was credited with the platting of the Capitol Hill, named it after a similarly named site in Denver. But others say the name stuck after a real estate firm offered space on the hill as part of a proposal to

Downtown Seattle

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The neighborhoods in Downtown District include Belltown, Chinatown/International District, Commercial Core, Denny Triangle, and Pioneer Square (map). High-rise condominium and apartment development over the past couple of decades has brought substantial residential growth to the downtown core. Downtown Seattle is a mecca of food, shopping, lodging and activities, and its natural setting is a gorgeous backdrop for a vibrant array of events and festivals,

Fremont

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Fremont is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington (map). It is rests along the Fremont Cut of the Lake Washington Ship Canal to the north of Queen Anne, the east of Ballard, the south of Phinney Ridge, and the southwest of Wallingford. Its boundaries lye roughly from the Ship Canal to the south, Stone Way N. to the

Green Lake

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Green Lake is a neighborhood in north central Seattle, Washington (map). Green Lake, the namesake lake of the Green Lake neighborhood, is a freshwater lake in north central Seattle, within Green Lake Park. Its boundaries are Interstate 5 to the east, beyond which lie Roosevelt and Maple Leaf; N 85th Street to the north; Aurora

Laurelhurst-Wedgwood

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Laurelhurst is a residential neighborhood in Seattle, Washington (map). It is bounded on the northeast by Ivanhoe Place N.E., beyond which is Windermere; on the northwest by Sand Point Way N.E. and N.E. 45th Street, beyond which are Hawthorne Hills, Ravenna, and University Village; on the west by Mary Gates Memorial Drive N.E., beyond which

Madison Park

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The Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle, located south of the 520 bridge (map), is a neighborhood of stunning homes and condos, many with gorgeous views of the lake and Mount Rainer. Madison Park could be considered an urban center retreat, as it’s close to downtown Seattle and yet maintains the feeling of a lovely, slow-paced residential area. Madison

Madrona-Leschi

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Seattle’s Central District is an extremely diverse area broken into distinct micro-neighborhoods. The borders of the Central District include the I-5 corridor on the west side, the Beacon Hill neighborhood to the south, Lake Washington to the east and the north side is defined by Portage Bay and the Arboretum. There are a total of 24

Magnolia

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The location of the Magnolia neighborhood (map) in Seattle feels like a secluded island. Three bridges give you access to Magnolia, just west of Queen Anne, north of Downtown, and south of the Chittenden Locks in Ballard. This unique part of Seattle is on a natural peninsula, and the lack of major city thoroughfares through

North Seattle-Shoreline

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Neighborhoods in the North Seattle district include Cedar Park, Jackson Park, Lake City, Maple Leaf, Meadowbrook, North Matthews Beach, Northgate, Olympic Hills, Pinehurst, and Victory Heights (map). Northgate is located in north urban Seattle, Washington named for and surrounding Northgate Mall, the first covered mall in the United States. Its east-west principal arterials are NE Northgate Way and 130th Street, and its north-south principal arterials are Roosevelt Way

Queen Anne

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Within walking distance of Downtown Seattle is the community of Queen Anne. Both a neighborhood and named hill, Queen Anne is the highest named hill in Seattle (map). The neighborhood earned its moniker from the prominent Queen Anne architectural style that dominated the hill in its earliest days as a neighborhood. Queen Anne is technically

Seward Park-Beacon Hill

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Seward Park covers 300 acres and is located in southeast Seattle in the neighborhood of the same name (map). The park occupies all of Bailey Peninsula, a forested peninsula and former island that juts into Lake Washington. It contains one of the last surviving tracts of old-growth forest within the city of Seattle. The park is

South Seattle

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Neighborhoods in the Southeast District of Seattle include Brighton, Columbia City, Dunlap, Genesee, Hillman City, Lakewood, Mount Baker, New Holly, North Rainier, Othello, Pritchard Beach, Rainier Valley, Rainier Vista and Seward Park. (map) The district operates its own Southeast Seattle website, and coupled with the Rainier Valley Post and South Seattle Emerald, residents are always in the know about local happenings and community information. South Seattle offers an affordable option for residents looking for close proximity

Wallingford

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Wallingford is a neighborhood in north central Seattle, lying on a hill above the north shore of Lake Union about four miles from the downtown core (map). The neighborhood developed quickly during the early 20th century after the establishment of the University of Washington to the east. With trolley tracks laid through the neighborhood as

West Seattle

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West Seattle is aptly named—it represents all of the city located west of the Duwamish River. (map)  It’s the birth place of Seattle, being the first place settlers established themselves. West Seattle is comprised of over a dozen neighborhoods, including Alki Point, Junction, Fauntleroy, Admiral, High Point, Beach Drive, Delridge, Fairmount Park, Highland Park, Lincoln

Seattle Waterfront Report

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The Waterfront Report provides listing and sales data for private waterfront homes sited on major bodies of water in the greater Seattle-Eastside region. It includes an analysis of waterfront information including average cost per waterfront foot, average cost per square foot, and average sale price for each community.  

Seattle Maps

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Quick Seattle map links. Seattle Google Map City of Seattle Neighborhood Map City of Seattle: My Neighborhood Map Portal Ballard Belltown Broadmoor Capitol Hill Downtown Fremont Green Lake Laurelhurst-Wedgwood Leschi Madison Park Magnolia North Seattle Queen Anne Seward Park South Seattle Wallingford West Seattle